David DeLuise is an American actor. He had his career beginnings in the 1970s, starting with his debut in the 1979 film Hot Stuff. After taking a hiatus for almost a decade, the actor returned during the ’90s. He landed roles in such movies as Driving Me Crazy, Hairshirt, The Godson, and Dirt Merchant. On television, his first starring role was as Darren Warner in the NBC sitcom Jesse. Afterward, he landed the role of Sgt. Francis Brutto in Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles. Between 1996 and 2001, he became known for his role as Bug Pollone in 3rd Rock from the Sun. He also became known for starring as Jerry Russo in Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place.